Spider-Man #18

Writer: Brian Michael Bendis Artist: Oscar Bazaldua Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: July 5, 2017 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 4 User Reviews: 14
8.1Critic Rating
8.4User Rating

• Spider-Man finds out that Hammerhead isn't so funny after all.
•  The NYC crime-land gang war is heating up, and Miles is getting a little too involved.
•  This won't end well.
Rated T

  • 9.1
    Black Nerd Problems - William Evans Jul 5, 2017

    Spider-Man turns in a pretty good issue with some real minor gripes. It is nice to see that Miles maturation as a person and hero isn't a straight line as he struggles with anger and the extent of his powers. Hopefully, we see more of this quality consistently throughout this arc. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    AiPT! - Nick Nafpliotis Jul 5, 2017

    Great action, fantastic dialogue, and gorgeous artwork make Spider-Man #18 a perfect example of why it's one of Marvel's best current offerings. Read Full Review

  • 7.5
    IGN - Blair Marnell Jul 6, 2017

    It's neither bad nor good, it's simply functional for the issue. But it isn't a deal-breaker. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Bleeding Cool - Joshua Davison Jul 7, 2017

    Miles Morales is an endlessly likable character, and it makes this a fairly enjoyable comic. Its another stepping stone on the journey of the new Spider-Man, and it helps remind you why this character became so popular so quickly. This one comes with a recommendation. Check it out. Read Full Review

  • 8.5
    DDJamesB Jul 6, 2017

    This is the Spider-Man comic I look forward to every month. Not trying to hate on the Amazing title, it's just that I relate a lot more to Miles. He has a nice group of friends that really support him, a strong mom and a Dad that looks out for him. Miles has one of thee best supporting casts in comics today. While his Dad is not in this issue, everything else I mentioned above really comes into play. From a great seen with Goldballs to an emotional seen with his mom. I really enjoyed this issue. Although, it was not anything on a legendary level it was great nonetheless. The earlier issues of this series were diluted with crossovers and Civil War 2. Now with Miles back as the focus of his own comic, everything has gotten better for me as th more

  • 8.5
    RustonLF Jul 7, 2017

    I am enjoying the slow burn approach to the Miles Morales story. It is also good to see that Miles is only involved with events when it fits his character story. What really seems to sell it is the art, which has been great so far. This issue captures the action, emotion and danger very well. Miles seems to be the Spider-Man that all the girls have an interest in. This issue focuses again on Miles struggle with his anger and his mother's reaction to his role as Spider-Man. There is also a fun moment with supporting character Goldballs. It is all very well done.

  • 8.5
    Spock's Brain Aug 17, 2017

    This was a good issue. I'm really liking Hammerhead as a nemesis, and it was awesome to see Golfballs go all-out here. The characterization in this series continues to be really strong, and Oscar Bazaldua's art is a great fit.

  • 9.0
    Rick Jonez Jul 6, 2017

    Just an enjoyable 20 page read.

  • 6.0
    CrazyforRAMU Jan 15, 2018

    Goldballs saves the day, Rio gets awesome, Bombshell gets the Wrongest of Ideas. This issue has a lot of character work, which is bread and butter to Brian Michael Bendis. He does it well, but there seems to be a shortage of memorable dialogue. Or perhaps I was distracted by the art, which took a shocking plunge toward disappointment here. All of the relationship content called for sensitive face work, which Oscar Bazaldua sadly did not provide. Perhaps he felt cheated by having to rely on Goldballs for the main action scene? Goldballs can't be fun for a penciller. "Just draw him standing there being brave and slap a buncha circles on the layout and have faith in your colorist." At least Justin Ponsor delivered on those colors; the balls do more

  • 10
    Bruno Mael Aug 11, 2018

  • 9.5
    iPodwithnomusic Feb 22, 2018

  • 9.0
    Jason The Dude Jul 29, 2017

  • 8.5
    Wolf Warner Jul 9, 2017

  • 8.0
    freemanlouis7 Jul 6, 2017

  • 8.0
    Frank Black Jul 8, 2017

  • 8.0
    Jabberwocky_Superfly Jul 12, 2017

  • 8.0
    jmprados Oct 24, 2017

  • 7.5
    StanielK Jul 16, 2017

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